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  • Suicide attempt survivors come out of the shadows

    Suicide attempt survivors come out of the shadows
    After four people with ties to Northwestern University committed suicide within a year, Josh Walfish no longer could remain silent. The deaths compelled him to disclose a painful piece of his past that he had kept to himself. When he revealed his...
  • Students robbed at gunpoint near IIT campus: cops

    Students robbed at gunpoint near IIT campus: cops
    Chicago police say students were the victims in two separate holdups near the Illinois Institute of Technology campus in the past week. At about 2 p.m. and again at about 2:15 p.m. on Friday, police say that two males wearing hooded sweatshirts...
  • Man freed by Quinn's clemency action: 'I feel like I can breathe'

    Man freed by Quinn's clemency action: 'I feel like I can breathe'
    Tyrone Hood paused just outside the prison entrance to look at the horizon, the treetops and the bridge spanning the nearby Mississippi River. He marveled at the technicolor world around him, a jarring contrast to the grays and whites that had been his...
  • Glenview teen breaking down barriers for women in computing

    Glenview teen breaking down barriers for women in computing
    Lauren Ribordy has several theories as to why women are not better represented in the field of computer science. But the 18-year-old senior at Glenbrook South High School is fully committed to changing that. In mid-November, Ribordy, a Glenview...
  • Quinn commutes sentences of 2 men with shaky murder convictions

    Quinn commutes sentences of 2 men with shaky murder convictions
    In his final minutes in office Monday, Gov. Pat Quinn granted 43 clemency petitions, including two commutations that will lead to freedom for convicted murderers whose appeals had been stuck in the courts in spite of mounting evidence of their innocence....
  • Businessman Abe Kogan, longtime Skokie resident, dies at 90

    Businessman Abe Kogan, longtime Skokie resident, dies at 90
    Abe Kogan was a successful entrepreneur who grew his suburban businesses into leaders in the plumbing and kitchen supply industry. Mr. Kogan started the businesses, Builders Plumbing Supply in Addison and Kitchen Distributors of America in Itasca, after...
  • Robin Williams' death shows depression's reach, experts say

     Robin Williams' death shows depression's reach, experts say
    Robin Williams was a rich, talented and beloved superstar who had no problem holding up his demons for public inspection. He joked onstage about his cocaine addiction and spoke with many interviewers about his alcoholism, relapses and mental health. "Do...
  • A new Plan of Chicago: 12 ways to heal a city

     A new Plan of Chicago: 12 ways to heal a city
    Ask Chicagoans how to fix their city and you'll hear powerful ideas to rescue flailing schools, cut violent crime, create attractive jobs and help families thrive. We know this. We asked. Last October, we launched our Plan of Chicago project to fill in...
  • Former River Forest police chief named deputy chief in Oak Park

    A law enforcement veteran with decades of experience in Chicago has been named a deputy chief of police in Oak Park, officials announced this week. Frank Limon was chosen out of more than 60 candidates in a four-month national search process, said Oak...
  • NU's lakefront parking garage a winner

    NU's lakefront parking garage a winner
    When Northwestern University cut down a stand of trees last year to make way for a parking garage and visitor center along Lake Michigan, it seemed as if the university was bumbling into a new version of the madness that inspired Joni Mitchell's famous...
  • Heart of the Home: A look back at west suburban real estate in 2014

    Heart of the Home: A look back at west suburban real estate in 2014
    The year 2014 was a year of recovery for the real estate world. The market continued to improve, realtors were back at work (and lovin’ it, I might add), and buyers and sellers were actively doing deals. Projects were started, construction...